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The Top Five Dashboards Every CFO Should Review Daily

The Kini Group

This evolution of the role of CFO has created a demand for more oversight. CFO Dashboard 2: Costs. And he’s not wrong. Yes, sometimes.

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5 Strategies To Go From CXO/CEO/ COO/CFO to Successful Entrepreneur

Lead Change Blog

You had the title of CXO/CEO/CFO/COO and everything that comes with it: The corner office, a closet full of silk [.].

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Complimentary Resource – The CFO’s Cheat Sheet to Compensation Risk & Reward

Strategy Driven

The CFO’s Cheat Sheet to Compensation Risk & Reward. by Ultimate Software. Find out how in this quick guide! Fewer errors.

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How the CFO and General Counsel Can Partner More Effectively

Harvard Business Review

The CFO and GC determine together whether the cost of a particular voluntary global standard is amenable to hard financial analysis (e.g.

Google Lost Its CFO to Poor Work Life Balance

The Idolbuster

The topic is timely: This week Patrick Pachette, CFO of Google announced that he would be retiring to spend more time with his wife.

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Robert Sher: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Rob Sher is founding principal of CEO to CEO, a consulting firm of former chief executives that improves the leadership infrastructure of midsized companies seeking to accelerate their performance. He has published extensively on the successful leadership traits of CEOs of mid-market companies.

People Before Profits: 5 Ways to Lead Your Company and Brand

Linked 2 Leadership

As a CFO-turned-CEO, my business philosophy is simple: Put people first, and the profits will follow. My company sells wine, changes lives, and is growing rapidly. I am in business to expand job opportunities and awareness for the nearly 57 million Americans who live with disabilities — including my son, Matt.

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Why HR and the CEO should be joined at the Hip | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife. Main menu Home. Leadership. Branding. Why HR and the CEO should be joined at the Hip. There’s no doubt. Did you like this?

Krigsman’s 2012 trends: three quick takes

Crossderry Blog

Filed under: PMO Tagged: Application Development , Business Structures , CFO , Cloud Computing , Emerging Technologies , Finance , Managed Hosting , Michael Krigsman , Mobility , On Demand , Oracle , SaaS , SAP , SYSPRO , Vendor Committment , Wireless And Mobility. Three caveats: 1.) SYSPRO Quantum Architecture : Two things strike me: 1.)

Krigsman’s 2012 trends: three quick takes

Crossderry Blog

Filed under: PMO Tagged: Application Development , Business Structures , CFO , Cloud Computing , Emerging Technologies , Finance , Managed Hosting , Michael Krigsman , Mobility , On Demand , Oracle , SaaS , SAP , SYSPRO , Vendor Committment , Wireless And Mobility. Three caveats: 1.) SYSPRO Quantum Architecture : Two things strike me: 1.)

Robert Sher: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Rob Sher is founding principal of CEO to CEO, a consulting firm of former chief executives that improves the leadership infrastructure of midsized companies seeking to accelerate their performance. He has published extensively on the successful leadership traits of CEOs of mid-market companies.

Tony’s Interview with Healthcare Finance News

Tony Mayo

However, once you move from being a bookkeeper to being a CFO, you are dealing with the future […]. Tips for CFOs to survive the transition to value Give up clinging to the illusion of certainty, said executive coach Tony Mayo. Accounting is a black and white world and as such attracts people who like certainty.

Mobile Payments and the 'Wow' Factor: Q&A With Square CFO Sarah Friar

Harvard Business Review

While marketers strategize heavily around how to help consumers decide what to buy, how much time do they spend thinking about how they will pay?

Samurai Bookkeeping

Tony Mayo

Years ago, while I was establishing myself in a new executive coaching practice, I supported my family by working as a part-time, outsourced CFO. Here is a reminiscence of a deep learning I earned during one of those accounting gigs. I sought help from my own coach with the very difficult [.]. For Executives Attachment Conflict Freedom

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5 Leadership Lessons: To Pixar and Beyond

Leading Blog

The trick was to preserve whatever it was about Pixar that enabled great stories to happen in the process. And he captures well how that was done.

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CMOs, Build a Relationship with Your CFOs

Harvard Business Review

But this makes the still lingering CMO-CFO disconnect even more significant, as both executives are now stewards of that critical corporate data. As the CMO, I can say that a big part of trusting Gene (CFO) was that he not only demonstrated a passion for marketing, but a genuine interest in helping our department with his finance expertise.

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

You’re moving on up. It’s a high-wire balancing act many executives go through to grab the golden ring. What are some of the techniques used?

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Infuence Mapping – How To Lead Your Project To Success

Lead Change Blog

Even the most powerful people rarely act alone. The decisions they make are usually influenced by their coworkers and advisors. Where should you start?

Don’t Just Lead – Guide!

Great Leadership By Dan

But in my view, rather than the extreme mountaineer, it’s the mountain guide we can learn the most from. Guides are trust-builders.

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One Question Away From Optimism

Leadership Freak

During dinner with the CFO [.]. Image source You can’t lead if you aren’t dissatisfied. Every new beginning begins with dissatisfaction. If the present is satisfactory, you have nowhere to go. A preferred future stands on an un-preferred present. Dissatisfaction is easy, optimism is necessary.

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The CIO Paradox: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ross Jeremy Hope Martha Heller Operations versus Strategy Oscar Wilde Peter Weill recruiting Reinventing the CFO: How Financial Managers Can Transform Their Roles and Add Greater Value Successor The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership

Empowering Strategies for Introverts and Extroverts Pursuing Collaborative Greatness

C-Level Strategies

I remember making a case to the CFO of an organization I worked in. This is why I’m elated to have Jennifer Kahnweiler Ph.D., Jennifer B.

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The Secret Button for Getting Your Ideas Approved

Strategy Driven

The CFO will care about profits. The CFO might be interested but would wonder how profitable those sales will be. About the Author.

Why I Started The Modern Servant Leader

Modern Servant Leader

My CFO just fired the 4th person he hired, within a year of hiring them. It was 2006. Now, his entire team had turned over 3 times in as many years. Yet, the executive team felt he was getting positive results. In fact, on paper, he was. The organization was stronger than ever, from a fiscal perspective. I knew there was a better way.

When to tell whiners ‘enough is enough’

Managers are Heroes

The CFO is an idiot. Whiner from another department is driving good employees nuts. For some folks, whining is the national pastime.

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Photo Inquiry Friday: What are you already doing that is working well?

Create Learning

BUT the CFO would not be on the call. Me, “Thank you for taking your time today did CFO give you any idea into why he wanted us to talk?”.

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What Events Shaped You as a Leader?

Great Leadership By Dan

He was clearly a high potential early on and was tapped by his CFO to create and lead the new internal audit group for a public company.

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An Effective Business Review Meeting?

N2Growth Blog

I had the opportunity to sit with Lewis Booth , former CFO of Ford Motor Company, who along with the senior executive team, led the successful turnaround and global repositioning of Ford. By John R. Childress. Chair, Cultural Transformation – President, N2Growth Europe, N2Growth. “If What a waste of time.”. I flew to the East Coast for this?

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Head’s Up! A great business book will soon be published.

First Friday Book Synopsis

CFO Magazine Conference Board Creating a World Without Poverty Curt Finch Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It Crown Business During the decision-making process involving a purchase [comma] During the decision-making process involving a purchase [comma] what role do th3e emotions reason play? It takes [.]. Food Inc.

Morning Advantage: Leaders Need Hugs Too

Harvard Business Review

The Imprecise World of Accounting (CFO). Some top execs may take home eight-figure salaries these days, but I wouldn’t wish their jobs on anyone. Just take a look at these excerpts from interviews with global leaders at McKinsey Quarterly — they read like transcripts from a therapy session. CAN YOU HEAR ME, MAJOR TOM? GOOD WORK.

Employee badmouths company online: What do we do?

Managers are Heroes

Athena George, CFO/controller, GlobalWorks Group LLC, New York, NY. The Scenario. Eric ran across the parking lot. asked Stu. “How? Where?”

How To Better Support Introverts In Today’s Workplaces

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest contribution from Kate Rodriguez on behalf of The Economist Executive Education Navigator. Here’s how: 1.

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Keep Your Sarbanes-Oxley Off My CFO

Harvard Business Review

No, Minow is suggesting that CFO essentially work for the audit committee. As she puts it, when she's evaluating a company, "the most important thing I look for in a CFO is someone who reports directly to the audit committee, because what I want is a CFO who is absolutely clear that his or her job depends on telling the truth to the board.".

How Leaders Can Get People to Tell the Truth

Great Leadership By Dan

Does the CFO of the company you’re looking to acquire really have confidence in the revenue numbers he’s projecting? Guest post from Peter Romary: Harry S. Truman once said, “My definition of a leader. is a man who can persuade people to do what they don’t want to do, or do what they’re too lazy to do, and like it.” But think about it.

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10 Reasons Why Every Manager Should take a Finance Course

Great Leadership By Dan

Yes, you too can speak like a CFO! We just finished a “ Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager ” program this week for a large client. The audience was mostly engineers – program and project managers, the ones in charge of designing and making complex stuff. It was 3.5 You’ll know how and why decisions are made by the big dogs.

January 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Support does make a difference. Let’s Get Started. You can take charge.

"I'd Like My Life Back" -- a lesson for CEOs in building an organization that listens to warnings

Great Leadership By Dan

Yes, in these many reports will be false alarms and non-emergencies; one CFO told me that someone actually ordered a pizza on his company''s hotline.

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Morning Advantage: Take My CFO, Please

Harvard Business Review

At first blush, it sounds like something straight out of the mind of Scott Adams, but John McCallum's guide to management one-liners in the Ivey Business Journal has its sincere merits. HE LIKES ME, HE REALLY LIKES ME. The Far Reach of Supportive Senior Managers (Strategy+Business). Take note, leaders. DIGITAL DREAMS. The Guardian).

Southwest Airlines 2011 Results Reflect Benefits of Servant Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

During the financial earnings call, CEO Gary Kelly , CFO Laura Wright and Executive VP Robert (Bob) E. Improved Results by Acquired AirTran.

How Introverts Can Succeed in Business and Leadership

C-Level Strategies

A section written specifically for C-Level (CEO, COO, CFO, CMO…) introverts. The core principles of success you simply must (and can!)

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